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"A Brighter Summer Day" is a 1991 Taiwanese drama film directed by Edward Yang. The film is an extraordinarily large project for a Chinese-language film, not only for its duration of almost four hours, but also for its involvement of more than 100 amateur actors in different roles. The title is derived from the lyrics of Elvis Presley's "Are You Lonesome Tonight?".
- also known as Guling jie shaonian sha ren shijian
- country: Taiwan
- languages: Taiwanese Hokkien, Shanghainese, Standard Chinese, Mandarin Chinese
- producer: Yu Weiyan Yang
- executive producer: Hongzhi Zhan
- production design by Yu Weiyan Yang
- written by Edward Yang, Yang Shunquig, Mingtang Lai, Hung Hung, Alex Yang
- cinematography by Huigong Li, Zhang Huigong, Longyu Zhang
- edited by Chen Bo-wen
- genres: Romance Film, Coming of age, Drama
- released in (24 years ago)
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by Irving Epstein
A Brighter Summer Day. 1991. Directed by Edward Yang. Produced by Zhan Hongzhi and Yu Weiyan Yang. 237 min. Central Motion Pictures Corporation, Taipei, Taiwan. Loosely based on the murder of a fourteen-year-old girl who was killed ...
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A Brighter Summer Day - Criterion Review
A Brighter Summer Day, directed by prolific Taiwanese filmmaker Edward Yang, is a piece of art that deserves the loving restoration that it was given. Yang presents Taipei in the early 1960's as a moderately civilized city on the brink of chaos. After their flee of Mainland China, caused by the...
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